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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Oriolidae — the Old World orioles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. The type genus of the Oriolidae.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of orioles: formerly applied with little discrimination to many yellow birds of both hemispheres, now restricted to Oriolus galbula and closely related species, typical of the Oriolidæ. See first cut under oriole.
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- n. type genus of the Oriolidae
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